Orcas Today: August 11th-13th

10th Annual Doe Bay Festival
August 10th-13th at Doe Bay Resort
Doe Bay Resort will be closed to the public starting August 11th to kick off Doe Bay Fest 10! The property will be open to ticket holders only, including the Café. We will reopen on Wednesday, August 16th and the Café will reopen on Thursday, August 17th. More details are listed at www.doebay.com.

Emmanuel Kids’ Day Camp
August 7th-11th from 9:00am-3:00pm at the Emmnuel Episcopal Church
Join us in this cooking and storytelling day camp for children sponsored by Emmanuel Episcopal Church. Ages 8-12, cost is $10 for the entire week.

Ladies Intermediate Tennis
Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 9:30-11:00am at the Buck Park Courts
This event is free and open to ladies ages 18 and up.

Orcas Island Artist’s Studio Tour
August 11th-13th from 11:00am-5:00pm
Snag this opportunity to visit the working studios of over 30 premier Orcas Island Artists! See first hand how and where those special techniques are being mastered, meet the artists and purchase their most recent work. Maps and additional information are available at the Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce.

OIPRD Games Galore Day Camp
August 7th-11th from 1:00-4:00pm at Various Locations
Ages 6-14, enrollment is $60. Visit www.orcasparkandrec.org for more information.

Living Well with a Disability
Fridays from 1:00-2:15pm at Orcas Senior Center
San Juan County, in partnership with Washington Vocational Services presents this free 10 week self management course designed specifically for people living in rural communities. This evidence based, peer led, health promotion workshop is based on the philosophy which recognizes that individual choices are essential components for living a full independent life.

Mindstorm Robotics Class
Fridays July 21st-August 18th from 1:30-3:00pm at the Orcas Library
This five-week program will give youth patrons the opportunity to learn what is necessary to make the LEGO Mindstorm robots move and perform. Please contact Nita Couchman, Youth Services Librarian, at 360-376-4985 for more information or to register.

Rosario Music Concert and Narrative
Tuesday-Saturday at 4:00pm at the Rosario Mansion
Come learn about the history of the Moran mansion through photographs and music with Christopher Peacock.

Live Music at Deer Harbor Inn
August 11th-14th at 5:00pm
Come enjoy dinner with live music featuring Ron Myers! Please call 360-376-1040 for reservations.

Spooky Tales at the Museum
Wednesdays/Fridays at 5:00pm at the Pioneer Museum & 8:00pm at the Crow Valley Museum
Join us for a scare with an Orcas twist! Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 18 and $2 off for Museum Members. Tickets are available at both museums, online or at the door.

Kayak Racing
Fridays at 5:30pm at West Beach Resort
Come show off your skills! Open to everyone ages 12+, $8 entry fee, winner receives a free off-season night stay (restrictions apply).

Live Music at Clever Cow Creamery
Fridays from 5:30-8:30pm
Come enjoy a cone while listening to live music featuring Bridget O’Toole.

On Screen at Seaview Theater: Despicable Me 3
August 11th & 12th at 8:00pm
Rated PG.

Karaoke at the Lower Tavern
Fridays at 9:30pm
Come sing your heart out!

Open Intermediate Tennis
Wednesdays/Saturdays at the Buck Park Tennis Courts
Wednesdays from 3:00-6:00pm, Saturdays from 8:30-11:00am. This is a free event that runs all summer. For more information visit www.oiprd.org.

Orcas Island Farmers Market
August 12th from 10:00am-3:00pm
Local goods, food and fun at the Orcas Village Green!

Library Fair
August 12th at 10:00am-3:00pm at the Orcas Library Grounds
Tables and tables and tables of books to sell, food and other booths to wander and live entertainment!

Stand Up Paddleboard Racing
Saturdays/Tuesdays at 5:30pm at West Beach Resort
Come show off your skills! Open to everyone ages 12+, $8 entry fee, winner receives a free off-season night stay (restrictions apply).

Live Music at Rosario
August 12th from 6:00-9:00pm
Come listen to the musical stylings of local musician, Gene Neary.

Paddle Board Yoga
Sundays through August 13th from 9:45-11:00am at Cascade Lake
Up for the challenge? These classes are offered by Orcas Adventures and led by Christine Comito. Cost IS $20 if you have your own board or $28 if you need one provided for you. Reservations are required.

Drop-in Basketball
Tuesdays/Sundays from 5:30-7:30pm at the OHS Gym
Ages 18 and up, admission is $2 per night and everyone is welcome!

Music in the Park
August 13th from 5:00-7:00pm at the Village Green
Featuring Almost Classical and friends.

Farm to Table Dinner
Sundays at 6:00pm at Red Rabbit Farm
Cost is $75.00 per person, BYOB. Call to reserve your spot at 360-376-3208 or email redrabbitfarm@rockisland.com.

Drop-In Sports: Adult Outdoor Soccer
August 13th from 6:30-8:30pm at Buck Park
Ages 16+, this event is free.

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